Linocut of the Dictamnus Albus flower, nicknamed burning bush. A highly toxic flower with a unique and distinctive character.
The print is handmade by the artist and only a few copies are available, giving the work authenticity and rarity.
1 single printout
White print on blue paper: 11.5 x 16.5 inches
Blue print on white paper: approx. 13 x 16 inches
Purple print on white paper: 11.5 x 16.5 inches
Dictamnus Albus, also known as burning bush, is a bewitchingly beautiful flower with astonishing characteristics. Native to the temperate regions of Europe and Asia, it stands out for its extraordinary ability to produce and evaporate a flammable oil that can start flames. What’s truly amazing, however, is that when it’s on fire, it doesn’t burn. On the contrary, it creates an incandescent atmosphere around it by evaporating the enigmatic oil emanating from its leaves.
Yet despite its captivating beauty, it’s important to be cautious about this mysterious flower. It is toxic to humans and animals, which adds an aura of danger to its presence. Its delicate pink appearance may conceal a well-kept secret, a poisonous essence that reminds us that nature sometimes has unsuspected facets.